Miriam Minger’s first novel, Twin Passions, was called “A fabulous debut” by Romantic Times. Since then, Miriam has swept readers into her unforgettable historical romances with her strong, forceful heroes and fiery heroines. She is the winner of several Reviewer’s Choice Awards––including Best Medieval Historical Romance of the Year Award from Romantic Times for The Pagan’s Prize––and a two–time RITA Award Finalist for A Hint of Rapture and Captive Rose.

miriamMiriam Minger recently debuted Ripped Apart, published exclusively as an ebook, a thriller and romantic suspense. She’s also published her “Little Mike and Maddie” series of children’s picture books about a lovable pair of dogs and their motorcycle adventures, available on Kindle, written under her pen name Miriam Aronson.

Miriam tops today’s Buffet with Wild Angel, Book 1 in her O’Byrne Family series. It’s a fast-paced story that includes “love scenes to curl your toes,” according to one reviewer. Romantic Times said: “This non-stop, exhilarating read will capture you with its fabulous characterizations, lightning-fast pacing, clever plotting, and strong writing.”

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Wild Angel (O’Byrne Family Series, Book 1)

Historical Romance
Author: Miriam Minger
Wild Angel (O'Byrne Family Series, Book 1)

Readers from coast to coast have fallen in love with her strong, forceful heroes and fiery heroines. Now award-winner Miriam Minger sweeps you into a world of epic adventure and bold passion…

Ronan was a legend among men…and the last thing he needed was a troublesome woman. Yet this fierce Irish warrior took a deathbed oath to protect a chieftain’s rebellious daughter.

Triona was a hellion of a woman…who would let no man rule her. Raised in the ways of a warrior, she defied Ronan’s every command. So he planned to marry her off, to be rid of the wild lass forever. But in the heat of battle–enflamed by her passionate spirit–Ronan decided he wanted this beautiful, impossible woman for himself!


What’s It Like to Be Married to Me?

Christian Living > Marriage
Author: Linda Dillow
What's It Like to Be Married to Me?: And Other Dangerous Questions

What’s It Like to Be Married to Me? is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage—as readers look in the mirror to see how they can change.

Bestselling author Linda Dillow understands that most women want more from their marriage but don’t know how to get it. In What’s It Like to Be Married to Me?, Dillow challenges readers to ask the riskiest questions: What is is like to be married to me? What is it like to make love with me? Why do I want to stay mad at you?

Extremely intimate and honest, this is not a book about marriage at all. It is a book about how to live out marriage, day-by-day and year-by-year, and watch who you become as a wife impact the intimacy in your marriage. It’s about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage.

Injustice For All

Thrillers > Legal
Author: Scott Pratt
Injustice For All (Joe Dillard Series No. 3)

A criminal court judge is found hanging from a tree. A young employee of the district attorney’s office goes missing.

In this third book of the best selling Joe Dillard series, Dillard finds himself in the middle of two volatile mysteries. The primary suspect in the judge’s murder is Dillard’s son’s best friend, and Dillard’s wife may have destroyed evidence. Meanwhile, the missing girl turns out to be a mystery far deeper than anyone imagined…

The Dream Jumper’s Promise

Romance > Paranormal
Author: Kim Hornsby
The Dream Jumper's Promise (Dream Jumper Series)

Without a recovered body, Tina Greene can’t accept the presumed surfing death of her husband, Hank. Months after signing the death certificate, she trades mourning for saving her Maui dive shop from bankruptcy. When Jamey Dunn walks back into her life things take a strange turn. Dreams of Hank have the dive instructor questioning her sanity and leaning heavily on Hank’s best friend, Noble.

Jamey and Noble clash at every turn, both desperate to help Tina. When Jamey suspects Tina’s strange dreams hold clues to Hank’s disappearance, he must reveal his unbelievable ability to visit dreams. Trusting the man who betrayed her years before doesn’t come easily for Tina when the decision to let Jamey enter her subconscious has a price. As Tina, Noble and Jamey decipher the mystery of Hank’s disappearance, grave danger sets in to reveal that one person is a traitor, one is an impostor and one is flirting with insanity.

The Resume is Dead

Job Hunting & Careers
Author: Nelson Wang
The Resume is Dead

One summer day, Matt Epstein applied to 20 different companies on LinkedIn to find work. He waited. And waited. He never heard back a single response. Fear began to creep in. He couldn’t find a job because of one simple reason: He was blending in with the masses. Panic began to race through his mind. “Seriously, what the hell am I doing here?” He took a deep breath, stepped back and assessed the situation.

And then a stroke of genius hit him. He was going to be bold. Inspiring. Outrageous. Awkward. Funny. Unbelievable. It was in this moment Matt Epstein created the most viral and successful job campaign of our lives. By the time his campaign was finished, he had amassed these results:

• Received 80 interview offers from companies like Google, Salesforce.com, Microsoft, Amazon, Etsy and SigFig (among many more)
• Received over 400,000 unique visits and 720,000 page views for his site
• Received over 450,000 YouTube views
• Received 20,000 Facebook Likes, 4,800 Tweets and 4,100 Google +’s
• Received print, online and TV coverage across the world from TechCrunch, Gizmodo, to the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal

How is it that Matt was able to get publicity from just about every big name media outlet, generate a massive fan base and garner 80 interview offers from top tier, innovative companies while so many of us have to beg for a single interview?

What does Matt Epstein know that we don’t? It’s simple really: the resume is dead. Your job opportunities, however, are alive and well. If you learn the secrets on how to be an artist and to create with emotion. This book will teach you how.

Promise Cove

Romance > Paranormal > Ghosts
Author: Vickie McKeehan
Promise Cove (A Pelican Pointe Novel -- Book One)

Reeling from the violent death of her husband in war-torn Iraq, Jordan Phillips is at her wit’s end, left to fend for herself and her baby. Alone and desperate in backwater Pelican Pointe, she faces an uphill battle against a judgmental and hostile town as she tries to rebuild her life. But when a mysterious and handsome stranger with a tragic secret appears, her fragile new world threatens to come crashing down around her. A heartbreaking story of love and romance, Promise Cove will hold you breathless until the very last page.

Basic Knitting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

Crafts & Hobbies > Knitting
Author: Leigh Ann Chow
Basic Knitting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics)

Knitting is presently enjoying a renaissance. Around the world, people young and old are discovering–or rediscovering–the joy of working with needles and yarn. Basic Knitting serves as a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental skills you will need to master in order to become a knitter. The focus of the first half of the book is on detailed, step-by-step text and photo sequences that will teach you how to execute the basic stitches and techniques of knitting. The second half of the book teaches you how to apply these basic skills when completing actual projects.

This book includes fully illustrated descriptions introduce knitting needles, yarn, and accessories. Detailed, step-by-step sequences illustrate basic stitches and skills. In-depth skill workshops teach techniques needed to complete 10 attractive projects.

A Path Less Traveled

Christian Fiction > Romance
Author: Cathy Bryant
A Path Less Traveled (A Miller's Creek Novel)

Trish James is tired of being rescued. When a spooked horse claims her husband’s life, she’s determined to blaze a path for herself and her traumatized son without outside help. But will that mean leaving the place etched on her heart?

Andy Tyler has had to struggle for everything, and starting a new law practice in Miller’s Creek, Texas is no different. Though prepared for business challenges, he’s not prepared for falling in love–especially with yet another woman who will probably abandon him for her career.

Insights From Beyond the Lens: Inside the Art & Craft of Landscape Photography

Photography > Equipment, Techniques & Reference
Author: Robert Rodriguez Jr
Insights From Beyond the Lens: Inside the Art & Craft of Landscape Photography

Explores the art and craft of landscape photography from a holistic perspective. Based on real world experiences as a photographer as well as an instructor, speaker, and blogger, Robert distills his approach to capturing evocative images in a series of essays based on his popular Beyond the Lens blog.

Beautifully illustrated with Robert’s original photographs, you’ll get an inside look at the mental process Robert uses when he’s in the field scouting and making his images. While many books focus on the gear and technology, the aim here is to look inside the motivation, passion, and vision involved in successful landscape photography. Go behind the scenes as Robert explains how several images were made, how he draws inspiration from the Hudson River School of painters, and what resources he recommends for further exploration.

Choking on Silence: A Memoir

Biographies & Memoirs > Authors
Author: Paul Tripp, Teri Allen
Choking on Silence: A Memoir

A powerful, powerful expose written by a man who served our country for over twenty years, served his church for more years than that, and who by virtue of these two institutions was repeatedly forced to live an inauthentic life that often broke his heart and threatened to break his spirit. Paul Tripp’s story is clearly a must read for any young man struggling with his identity as a homosexual, but it is so much than a coming of acceptance book.
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